How to make Charmoula Paneer Steaks -

Paneer marinated with charmoula paste and grilled.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Mint Leaves (पुदीने के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Charmoula Paneer Steaks

Charmoula Paneer Steaks Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Charmoula Paneer Steaks Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 800 grams

  • Mint Leaves 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 cup

  • Parsley 1/2 cup

  • Garlic 4 cloves

  • Lemon juice 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 tablespoon

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Olive oil 1/4 cup

  • Onion cut into 1 inch pieces and layers separated 1 medium

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Green capsicums cut into 1/2 inch pieces 2 teaspoons

  • Red capsicum cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 teaspoon

  • Yellow capsicum cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 medium

  • Garlic chopped 8-10 cloves

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder or paprika powder 1/3 teaspoon


Step 1

Grind together mint leaves, coriander leaves, parsley, garlic, one and half tablespoons lemon juice, salt, roasted cumin powder, white pepper powder and two tablespoons olive oil to a coarse paste. This is charmoula paste.

Step 2

Cut the paneer into three fourth inch thick slabs and further cut into round slices with a cutter. Place them on a plate and sprinkle salt and red chilli powder on both the sides. Spread the charmoula paste on both sides.

Step 3

Dab a little refined flour over them so that the charmoula paste adheres to the paneer steaks. Heat the grill, drizzle a teaspoon oil on it and place the paneer steaks. Close the grill and let it cook.

Step 4

Heat a non stick grill pan with one tablespoon oil. Add onion, green, red and yellow capsicums, garlic, salt, black pepper powder, paprika or red chilli powder and toss. Cook for a couple of minutes taking care that the vegetables do not become soft. Spri

Step 5

To serve put a portion of the grilled vegetables on each serving plate and place a paneer steak over and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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